Basic recipe for a Green Smoothie
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Green smoothies are life force in a glass
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Veggies
Serves: 1-2
  • 2 cups of chopped deep leafy greens or veggies
  • 2 cups of liquid
  • 3 cups of fruit
  1. Add leafy greens to the blender and then pour in the liquid, blend till green and bright. Add the fruit one cup at a time if frozen, dump it all in if not; blend till green and frothy. Drink. Simple. Perfect.
  2. Leafy greens to choose from; Kale, chard, romaine, spinach, collards, dandelion, mint, parsley, and green salad mix. (remove stems from chard, kale and collards)
  3. Veggies to choose from; chopped up cucumber, zucchini, celery, sprouts, carrots and whatever else you feel like experimenting with.
  4. Liquids to choose from; Coconut water or milk, almond milk, diluted juice (I only use ½ cup of coconut milk or juice and the rest water)
  5. Fruits to choose from;
  6. Low glycemic to be used liberally; Berries, apples, pears, grapefruit, peaches, apricots, kiwi, lemon, lime, cranberries, plums or figs (not dried)
  7. Medium glycemic fruits; Banana, oranges, grapes and papaya
  8. High glycemic to be used sparingly; pineapple, mango , melons, honey and dried dates
  9. Add ins; A slice of ginger root, chia, avocado, hemp or flax seeds, supergreen powder, nut butter, unsweetened coconut meat, cinnamon, pure vanilla extract, protein powder, acai powder, salt, lime or lemon juice, cocoa powder and coconut oil.
Recipe by The Cave Woman Cafe at